So You've Been Publicly ShamedBook - 2015
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Here's what we loved this year. Best books: Amanda B. rounded up a list of the Oro Valley Library's favorite books of the year. Our YA librarians let customers guide them in making this list of the best teen reads of 2015. Jessica P. shared her intimidatingly long list of five star books of 2015. The Seed Library team picked books for all ages to include in their best seedy reads. Susan… (more)
From Library Staff
I actually listened to this one, and Jon Ronson's stories are nothing if not eye-opening thinkers.
Jon Ronson's always clever and interesting, and his latest book (although not populated by any lizard people, sigh) really captured 2015's cultural zeitgeist.
Recommended by William from Joel D. Valdez Main Library
Often funny and empathetic book about people whose lives have been ruined by a few thoughtless moments. -- J @ the Communications & Systems Office
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P 248 And after they were jailed, things got only worse. At Walpole-Massachusetts's most riot-prone prison during the 1970s-officers intentionally flooded the cells and put insects in the prisoners' food. They forced inmates to lie face-down before they were allowed meals. Sometimes officers would tell prisoners they had a visitor... then the officer would say that he was just kidding. And so on. 'They thought these things would be how to get them to obey," Gilligan told me. 'But it did the exact opposite. It stimulated violence.' 'Literally every killer told you this?' I asked. 'It amazed me how universal it was,' Gilligan replied. 'Over decades.'
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